Canadian Militiamen

23 Mar 2019
Nino /
Here come my latest three Canadian Militiamen (see the masters here), just painted and ready for battle. Disciplined, frugal, and well trained in forest warfare, Canadian Militiamen proved to be an invaluable asset in the defense of New France. On campaign, their dress was hardly distinguishable from that of their native companions. In the Summer, [...]
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More Coureurs-des-bois

07 Nov 2018
Nino /
Here are the masters of three more Canadian Militiamen, or perhaps Coureurs-des-Bois, all wearing the usual mix of European and Native American items. The running Militiaman is dressed just like my other Canadians (see here), in a coarse linen shirt and cloth breech-clout, while his standing-and-firing mate also wears wool leggings, or mitasses, a convenient [...]
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New molds and resin castings

18 Jul 2017
Nino /
A few months ago, after producing a few batches of resin figures for me, my resin casters decided to retire from business. This came as something of a shock to me. I tried to locate an alternative source, but unfortunately to no avail. In the event, I resorted to becoming my own caster and purchased [...]
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FIW war band

25 Mar 2017
Nino /
Here come my first eight resin French-and-Indian-War figures... Indeed a wild-looking FIW war band just about to fall upon an unsuspecting British settlement somewhere on the frontier of Pennsylvania or Virginia!
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Canadians

07 Jan 2017
Nino /
These are the master and primed metal casting of one of my Canadians, a Militiaman or maybe a Coureur des Bois, ca. 1745. As usual, the starting point is a resin casting of one of my anatomy mannequins, to which I have added the details with DURO epoxy putty. I made the head in A+B putty, [...]
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